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Wilkinson honored as Commissioner of the Year

Posted: Friday, Jan 4th, 2013

CCI Past President Jack Hilbert, left, presents the Commissioner of the Year award to Alamosa County Commissioner George Wilkinson, right.

DENVER — Colorado Counties, Inc., awarded out-going Alamosa County Commissioner George Wilkinson The Commissioner of the Year award.

The award is granted to a commissioner who shows outstanding leadership at CCI and in their county and is intended to honor a commissioner who consistently goes above and beyond the “call of duty” and participates at a level which benefits CCI and all counties.

Wilkinson, who has served eight years on the Alamosa Board of County Commissioners and most recently as chairman, has also served on the Statewide Transportation Task Force for Action 22, Club 20, Progressive 15 and the Metro Denver Mayor’s Caucus. In addition, he has served on the Transit and Rail Steering Committee for the State Transportation Advisory Committee.

The nomination form for Wilkinson stated he is “a very caring person who cares about his community and the people he works with and is a strong advocate for his community.”

In addition to a variety of local and community leadership roles, Wilkinson is a consistent NACo participant and has served as the CCI Southern District Chair and Vice Chair, CCI Public Lands Vice Chair and as a member of the NACo Western Interstate Region Board.

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